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Tag Archives: Plane crashes

At least 24 dead as plane crashes into DRC homes

GOMA: At least 24 people have died after a passenger plane crashed into houses in Goma city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials say. Residents on the ground, including four family members, were among the victims. The small aircraft went down in the Mapendo neighbourhood after “missing” its ...

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Australia and Netherlands formally accuse Russia of downing MH17

MELBOURNE: The Netherlands and Australia have formally accused Russia of being responsible for the 2014 downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014 that killed 298 people. The move on Friday came a day after international investigators concluded that the missile which smashed into the flight MH17 came from a Russian military ...

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3 killed in a military cargo plane crash in southern Libya

(Xinhua) TRIPOLI: A Russian-made military cargo plane crashed on Sunday afternoon near an oil field in southern Libya, killing three people on board, according to a local official. “Shortly after taking off from the runway of the oil field, the plane fell suddenly and crashed in a desert area where ...

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U.S. military plane crashes in Mississippi; 16 dead

NEW YORK: At least 16 people were killed when a U.S. military plane crashed in rural Mississippi on Monday evening, a regional emergency management official said. No official details were immediately available on the circumstances of the crash in northern Mississippi’s LeFlore County, about 100 miles (160 km) north of ...

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Brazil footballers among 75 killed in plane crash

LA UNIÓN: A plane carrying a Brazilian football team crashed in the mountains in Colombia, killing an estimated 75 people while six survived, including several players, officials said Tuesday. The LAMIA airlines charter declared an emergency at around 10:00 pm (0300 GMT Tuesday), reporting it had suffered “electrical failures,” and ...

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